Black Bean and Rice Burgers

Shopping list:
 
Purchase:
1 can (15 oz.) black beans
Onion
Whole wheat hamburger buns

Check pantry for:
Brown rice
Salsa

Suggested side dishes:
Tossed green salad
Baked chips

Makes 4 patties


1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup cooked brown rice
¼ cup onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. salsa
4 whole wheat hamburger buns

In a mixing bowl, mash beans and then combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and preheat over medium-high heat. Spoon bean mixture by ½ cup into skillet; flatten to ½-inch thick. Cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until light brown and heated through. Serve on whole wheat hamburger buns.

Per serving: 290 calories, 3 g fat, 11 g protein, 54 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 590 mg sodium